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Deputy Ward Manager

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Mountain Ash
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting development opportunity has arisen for a enthusiastic, motivated and experienced nurse to join the team at Ward 4, Ysbyty Cwm Cynon, where we are looking to recruit suitably motivated deputy ward manager.Ysbyty Cwm Cynon is a Community Hospital with 4 wards, providing care to patients who require Complex discharge planning and rehabilitation .You will be a vital part of the ward team, working alongside and deputising for the ward manager in their absence, and have the ability to demonstrate organisational and leadership skills. The candidate must be able to work under pressure and be able to work without direct supervision. The successful candidate must work well within the multidisciplinary team.Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be committed to planning providing excellent standards of care. You will be required to demonstrate professional attributes, including diversity, dealing with change and be able to work autonomously and effectively within the multidisciplinary team.You would also be supported within your own professional development and will have the opportunity to become involved with many exciting projects working within the Community and Primary Care settings.The ideal candidate will have interpersonal and communication skills with a flexible approach to work. Committed to delivering high standards of patient focused care is an essential requirement of the post.

Main duties of the job

A broad overview of responsibilities includes working with the multidisciplinary team to successfully rehabilitate patients to safely return home from their hospital stay.

This challenging role requires a knowledge of effective discharge planning and good problem solving skills combined with a flexible and adaptable approach to the service. The role involves deputising for ward managers in their absence to lead the nursing team and facilitate timely discharges.

If you have dedication to patient care and an energy to improve patient outcomes, we would like to hear from you.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse Level 1/2 or Degree in Nursing or an equivalent qualification
  • Evidence of continuous professional development in relevant sphere


  • IV devices
  • IV additives
  • Teaching and Assessing in professional practice.



  • Sufficient post registration experience of working in an acute or community hospital
  • Organizational, interpersonal and operational skills needed for post i.e. management of resources i.e. planning and delivery of direct patient care
  • Ability to produce written and verbal reports pertinent to the post i.e. individual patient and ward documentation


  • Knowledge of audit tools and dependency tools e.g. Criteria for Care



  • Proven organisational and time management skills
  • Proven teaching skills
  • Ability to demonstrate an excellent standard of written communication skills/ literacy
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent standard of Record Keeping in line with the NMC Standards of Record Keeping Document
  • Effective teaching/ Supervisory and leadership skills
  • Able to demonstrate a positive and caring attitude to all patients, relatives and members of staff in a calm and professional manner


  • Ability to demonstrate good standard of record keeping in line with NMC requirements

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Ysbyty Cwm Cynon

Mountain Ash

CF45 4BZ

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